Dr. Evy’s dental journey started at Brown University where she earned an honors degree in Human Biology. During her time there, she completed an independent research study on the access of dental care in nursing homes. She continued at Tufts School of Dental Medicine where she learned to treat the mouth as part of the human body and to focus on preventing problems rather than just treating them. After graduating she proceeded to complete two postgraduate programs from NYU college of Dentistry and Columbia University School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Evy loves dentistry and never stops learning. In fact the way she practices is consistently evolving through skills from hundreds of hours of dental courses. She completed years of training in implant, cosmetic, laser and digital dentistry and constantly incorporates the newest and best technologies into her practice.
Originally from Greece, she has lived in Washington Heights since 2004 and has beautiful twin daughters. When she and her husband Jayant are not working at Evydent Dentistry they enjoy walking around Inwood Park, watching movies, and cooking elaborate dinners together. As for her hobbies, they include dancing, yoga and reading a book snuggled with her cat Matilda.
Dr. Catherine Shiau completed her undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University where she earned a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering and a minor in music. After an exciting year, teaching English in Taipei, Taiwan, she attended Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. She completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and then attended a residency in general dentistry at the Montefiore Medical Center where she gained advanced training in endodontics, cosmetic dentistry, and oral surgery.
Dr. Shiau enjoys keeping up with modern methods and technologies in the field of dentistry. She aims to give her patients a streamlined and personalized experience. She believes in a comprehensive approach to treatment and understanding her patients' needs to determine the treatment best suited for them. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, and the New Jersey State Dental Association.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Shiau currently lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. In her free time she enjoys playing board games, baking new recipes, and consuming all kinds of murder mystery content. One of her goals is to visit all 63 National Parks in the United States.
Dr. Millie Embree grew up in South Carolina where she attended the Medical University of South Carolina earning both a DMD and a PhD. She proceeded to receive a masters in Orthodontics at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Embree believes in treating malocclusion in a proactive, conservative yet effective way. Whether you are an adult wanting to improve your smile or a parent concerned with the way your child’s teeth are growing, Dr. Embree’s expertise can help you find a solution. She personalizes her treatment to the specific needs of each patient and collaborates with the dental team to ensure an ideal outcome. She is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontics. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, cooking and spending time with her family.
Elaine Vasquez, graduated from Plaza College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She is a registered dental hygienist who enjoys treating her patients with a thorough but gentle touch. Her focus is to educate patients on how to maintain oral health to prevent dental problems. Fluent in both Spanish and English, Elaine is sure to make your visit as comfortable as possible. In her spare time she enjoys taking dance classes, going to the gym and traveling.
Nicole Giardullo earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Hostos Community College after completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from Iona University. Before discovering her love for the dental field, she worked for many years as a manager at Spectrum Reach, a New York based digital marketing company. Nicole’s outgoing personality and her extensive experience in managing teams at Spectrum, make her the ideal first point of contact with whom patients can discuss their dental concerns. She constantly educates herself, incorporating this knowledge into her daily practice, and takes great pride in tailoring her oral hygiene recommendations to the needs of each patient. Outside work, Nicole enjoys reading books and spending time with her family.